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Hi All,

I would like to offer OxygenOffice Collected and Managed templates here. We
created and collected a plenty of templates during the half decade. This
template pack is available for a free license. The collection is a bit mixed
in term of quality, usability and language support but we have good base to
start the work here and many languages are supported and also we have common
(language independent section to). I tried to organize and collect more
information about the collected templates. I hope they maybe useful for the
LibO community. Tempates are available in extension site and they are
collected in a svn repository.

Best regards,


2010/11/3 jonathon <>

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On 11/02/2010 05:43 PM, Marc Paré wrote:

The members would be picked according to their expertise in these

The ability to create a template is more important that knowledge of the

If we were to setup a Templating Team group and published a large variety
of templates, then the LibO suite would become more valuable as an Office
suite for everyone.

My suggestion would to be provide a templating_team with the
specifications for the template, and let them create the template. A
clean room implementation of the template.

creating some templates for Evangelical church routines.

For some things, such as membership records, a database is required.
(I'm not going to get into a PICK v RDBM debate here.)

For others, a simple Write, Calc, or Impress template is suitable.

In an ideal situation, there is a database_creation team, that works in
conjunction with the template_creation team.

The template_creation team create a calc, impress, or write template,
that is then passed on to the database_creation team.  This (database)
team then determines whether this is something that is suitable for a
database, and if so, creates a database, and the associated interface

[Database rant: LibO should either add SQLite as a built in database
engine, or else replace Base database engine with SQLite.]

My guess is that some, if not most of the databases, will have to be
constructed as extensions. For example, a genealogical database would
have to be able to both import, and export data in GEDCOM format.

With experience, the database_creation team and the template_creation
team can construct templates, extensions, databases, and other items
that are on a par with those for MSO that have an MSRP of US$10K+.

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